Harris County Tejanos to Honor Ellen

Ellen will be the guest of honor at the Tejanos 18th Annual Roast & Toast on Friday, October 17 at the Sheraton Suites Galleria.

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Tejano Dems

New Running Center at Memorial Park

Ellen joined several council members, HPARD Dir. Joe Turner and Mindy Hildebrand to cut the ribbon on the new Center. The facility includes a meeting space, vending machines, and more!

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

“It’s incumbent upon the public to actually get involved and try to stop it. It’s not going to stop on its own.”

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Oct. 17, 2014City of Houston

City Files Amended Pastors Subpoenas

As follow up to a promise made earlier in the week, the City of Houston has revised its subpoenas in the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) repeal petition case.  The disputed request has been narrowed to focus solely on communications related to HERO and the petition gathering process.  There is no mention whatsoever of pastors sermons.  Continue Reading »

Oct. 15, 2014City of Houston

Mayor Parker Issues a Call to Action to Prevent Bullying

Houston Mayor Annise Parker has proclaimed October 2014 as “National Bullying Prevention Month in Houston” and announced Houston’s participation in the Mayor’s Campaign to End Bullying, a national initiative of the U.S. Conference of Mayors sponsored in partnership with the Bully Project.  Continue Reading »

Oct. 14, 2014West University Examiner

New amenity

River Oaks resident Lewis Armenteros wants people to know that Memorial Park is the best deal for people looking to stay fit.

“It’s the cheapest gym there is,” he said Friday after the public grand opening of the $2.4 million Memorial Park Running Trails Center. “The development, from the land bridge to the completion of this center, will eventually lead to the repaving of the trails. It’s going to draw more people to this side of the park. I train people and this is a great meeting place. I also like that this is specifically aimed at runners.” Continue Reading »

Oct. 12, 2014Houston Chronicle

Thousands flock to Sunday Streets event in the Heights

People walked, ran, bicycled, danced, hula hooped and socialized Sunday afternoon on a vehicle-free 19th Street in the Heights, as part of Mayor Annise Parker‘s Healthy Houston Initiative. Continue Reading »